|Claude Everhart on Candlestick Point State Recreation Area - Shaping San Francisco|
Claude Everhart, a founder of Friends of Candlestick, describes the public process that led to the Candlestick Point State Recreation Area as a natural park on the bayshore, built on landfill, created by community input and control.
Keywords: Candlestick Point; San Francisco; state parks; public participation; community input
|Candlestick Point: State Park for the People - Shaping San Francisco Talks|
Part of the ongoing Shaping San Francisco Talks series at CounterPULSE. San Francisco California State Park at Candlestick, an urban shoreline park used by bird watchers, picnickers, and fishermen, is being ecologically transformed for the benefit of the Bayview community and local critters. Alan Hopkins, Golden Gate Audubon Society, Patrick Rump, Literacy for Environmental Justice, Claude Everhart, Friends of Candlestick...
Keywords: nature in the city; ecology; urban parks; shoreline; wetlands; birds; state parks; fishermen; sustainability; restoration